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TEAM "C" was scheduled to drop on DZ C at 0025 at Point 399928. Actual drop was made at 394-929 for one stick (Lt. Kessler, Stick 1 506th) and at 406-918 with remaining Stick, Lt. Faith, Stick 3, 501st Parachute Infantry. Base Stick, Stick 2, 506th, Lt. Rothwell Jumpmaster was forced down in the channel, time, place and cause unknown but reports have been received to the effect that the entire plane load was safely returned to England after going down.

(Source: Report of D-Day Pathfinders activities - 1 July 1944)

 
Paratroopers
First Lieutenant Roy H. Kessler 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 1st Bn,
Second Lieutenant Walter Amerman 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 1st Bn,
Sergeant Walter H. Skeen 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 1st Bn,
Corporal LeRoy Sholenberg 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 1st Bn,
Private First Class Donald W. Carter 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 1st Bn,
Private First Class Eugene D. Doerr 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 1st Bn,
Private First Class Harold G. Duty 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 1st Bn,
Private First Class Terrence C. Harris 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 1st Bn,
Private First Class Cleo W. Mars 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 1st Bn, C Co
Private Leo C. Bert 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 1st Bn,
Private George H. Blain 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 1st Bn,
Private Harold W. Combs 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 1st Bn,
Private John Rozsman 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 1st Bn,
Private Robert Pollard 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 1st Bn,
Private Manderson V. Pullin 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 1st Bn,
Private George H. Slater 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 1st Bn,
Private Fred J. Taylor 101st Airborne Div., 506th PIR, 1st Bn,
Aircrew
  Pilot
  Co-pilot
  Navigator
  Crew Chief
  Radio Operator